FORMATION
of
VIRGINIA COUNTIES
from 1634
{ }(+) Territory also taken from this county
{ } Independent city
WV West Virginia - Ky Kentucky

                       [Gloucester--Matthews
Charles River---York---|   1651       1791
  1634-1642     1642/3 |           
                       |           [Hanover---Louisa
                       [New Kent---|  1721     1742
                                   |
                                   |
                                   [King and Queen-------King William
                                         1691                1702



Accawmack----Northhampton-----Accomack
1634-42/3       1642/3         1661/2


                                                        
                                                        [Caroline (+) K. Wm, K&Q
                                              [Essex----|  1728
                                              | 1692    |
                              [Rappahannock---|         [Spotsylvania----Orange----Augusta-----(Continued on Page 2)
{York}                        | 1656-1692     |             1721           1734     1738
  (+)            [Lancaster---|               [Richmond----King George                
Northumberland---|   1651     |                 1692          1721
  1645           |            [Middlesex                     [Fauquier
                 |              1669                         |  1759   [Loudoun
                 [Westmoreland---Stafford---Prince William---|         |  1757
                   1653           1664           1731        |         |
                                                             [Fairfax--|
                                                              1742     [District of Columbia
                                                                           1791-1846
                                                                       |
                                                                       |
                                                                       [Alexandria---Arlington
                                                                           1847-1920     1920


James City----Surry-----Sussex
  1634         1652      1754



Warrosquyoake------Isle of Wight-----Southhampton
1634-1637             1637               1749



                                            [Greensville
                                            |  1784      [Mecklenburg
                               [Brunswick---|            |  1765
                               |  1732      [Lunenburg---[Halifax---Pittsylvania---Henry---Patrick
Charles City---Prince George---|              1746       | 1752        1767         1777    1791
  1634           1703          [Dinwiddie                |          [Franklin
                               |  1752   [Nottoway       [Bedford---|  1786        
                               |         | 1789          |  1754    |
              {Brunswick}---(+)[Amelia---|               |          [Campbell
                                  1735   [Prince Edward  [Charlotte   1782
                                            1754             1765



Warwick River---Warwick---became independent city of Warwick, 1952; annexed to city of Newport News in 1958
1634-1692      1642-1952
 


                                   [Buckingham--------Appomattox  
                                   |  1761               1845
                                   |                      |
                      [Albemarle---[Amherst---Nelson     (+)
                      | 1744       | 1761      1808       (P. Edward,Charlotte,Campbell)
          [Goochland--|            |
          |  1728     |            [Fluvanna
Henrico---|           |               1777
 1634     |           [Cumberland----Powhatan
          [Chesterfield  1749         1777
             1749



                                               [Norfolk-----{Chesapeake}
                                               |1691-1963      1963
                              [Lower Norfolk---|
                              |                [Princess Anne---{Virginia Beach}
Elizabeth City---New Norfolk--|                  1691-1963         1963
   1634-1952      1636-1637   |
     |                        [Upper Norfolk-------Nansemond--------{Suffolk}
     |                          1637-1646           1646-1972        1974
     |                                              {city,1972-1974}
     [Elizabeth City County annexed to independent city of Hampton, 1952